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Ryderless Cup 2018
The St Pierre Course
A view taken from above the first tee looking back at the Severn Bridge or should I say the Prince Charles Bridge
The victorious Wedges team who, according to their shirts, were 'In it to win it' Our president Colin Price did not play hence his shirt says something about 'Not in it'
The Comedians Golfing Society team that allowed the Wedges to win again.
Captain: John Booth
President: Colin Price - Freeman of the Borough of Neath & Port Talbot Vice-President: John Edwards Chairman: John Jackson Vice-Chairman: Kenny Morris Sectretary: Roger Parsons Treasurer: Bob Webb Handicap Sec: Frank Webb Committee: Captain Vice-Captain Immediate Past Captain Club Officers (above) Dave Devreaux Phil Elliott Ken Gregory Mark Roche Rod Woodward
Max Boyce M.B.E. Ruth Madoc Sir Bryn Terfel C.B.E. Sir Gareth Edwards C.B.E. Honorary Professionals:
Ian Woosnam O.B.E. Bradley Dredge
Past Captains: Steve Kane (2018) Mike Thomas (2017) Ian Webster (2016) Paul Gregory (2015) Adrian Gregory (2014) Rod Woodward (2013) Jimi Webb(2012) Bob Webb (2011) Frank Webb (2010) Ken Gregory (2009) Mark Roche (2008) Colin Price (2007) Kenny Morris (2006) Mike Williams (2005) John Edwards (2004) Nicky Piper (2003) Jeff Alvey (2002) Kenny Morris (2001)
My golfing year would not be as interesting if it did not include the couple of days with the Wedges playing against the Comedians Golfing Society. This was was another great event with the banter and entertainment coming first and the golf came second. It was great to see all the old faces even if they looked another year older!
The CGS Captain this year is Terry 'TC' Ryan who gave out a bitcoin to each of the Wedges to use as a ballmark. He convinced most of us that each of these coins were worth around £5000, I just hope that nobody tried to sell theirs on ebay or they might have been done for fraud!!
'TC' was also generous with his specially printed pens which he gave to anyone who told a joke that got the approval of the CGS members. I was surprised that Clive Adams got a pen because by the time he got to the punchline most of the audience had fallen asleep.
The CGS excelled themselves with a song which was dedicated to our President Colin. I took a video of this which can be viewed below if you have adobe player installed.
The draw for the singles competition was made and these are the pairings:
CGS Captain Terry 'TC' Ryan v Neil Lancett
John Booth v Peter Larcher
Frank Webb v Marc Layton
Jimi Webb v Paul Rogers
Ken Gregory v Vince Castiglia
Rod Woodward v Steve Gelsthorpe
Kenny Morris v Dave Brock
Andy Collins v Bob Webb
Tommy Dee v Adrian Gregory
Ian 'Ding' Davies v Paul Gregory
Kevin Budge v Vernon Ray
Chris Hare v Wedges Captain Steve Kane
Patrick Jacobs v Clive Adams
John Warwick v Tony Allen
Miki Travis v Mark Roche
Roger Parsons v Barry King
Phil Elliott v John Mellows
Richard Evans v Colin Lewin
Ian Allen v John Edwards
The Immediate past Captains of both societes Steve 'Finney' Ward v Mike Thomas